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keith alexander says it helps keep terrorism in check. >> all eyes on kathleen sebelius as she is set to defend the affordable care act in a congressional hearing. >> one year later superstorm sandy is remembered. it was one of the most destructive and costly disasters to hit the united states. >> the ongoing war in syria - children diagnosed with polio because they don't have access to adequate health care and critical vaccinations. [ ♪ theme ] >> hello, welcome to al jazeera america. no apology nor excuses from the nation's top spy chief. the head of the national security agency denied reports of phone tapping of foreign citizens and told house members the nsa would rather take a beating in the media than give up a program that protects americans from terrorists. >> the national security agency says chiefs did not illegally tapped. they revealed rare details of america's intelligence gathering techniques. >> confident and almost defiant top spy chiefs made no apologies before the house intelligence committee. they defended the job the agencies do to keep america and her allies sa
is great while myself and others have a different view. >> and again kathleen sebelius, the health and human services secretary did apologize for the problems but that was not enough for some members of congress. here to talk about some of the glitches that are framing these hearings is andrew, ceo of c.t.o. software, a company that launches government website from irving, california. the websites are nothing new. people log on to expedia, they expect to travel. they log on to amazon, they expect to buy something. why is this so difficult? >> this is true. it's nothing unusual to handle large volume. quite honestly, i'm just as confused in where the problem is handling the many millions of people who want to log on to the site. >> they say one of the biggest problems right now is the volume. you've designed websites for the government. how do you design a website for the government and not expect to receive millions of hits. if that's the case, what happened this time? >> you know, it's typical or historical when we launch anything for the government to do what we call load testing
>> kathleen sebelius on the health care hot seat, all eyes will be on the secretary of health and human service as she gets set to defend the affordable care act and it's problem-plagued website. she is testifying this morning before congress. good morning, and welcome to al jazeera america. i'm del walters. our special coverage starts right now. health and human services secretary, kathleen sebelius set to testify before the congressional hearing any moment now. she is being asked to explain the failures of the website and she will likely have to defend the health care act as well. yesterday one of her top lieutenants provided congress a warmup for today's proceedings. eric holder has more. >> for the first time -- >> i want to apologize to you that the website has not worked as well as it should. >> reporter: a member of the obama administration apologized for the website that has been plagued by problems since it launched last month. the head of medicare and medicaid did not give specific reasons or numbers. those facts and figures are expected to come in another hearing wh
>> kathleen sebelius on the hot seat, testifying this morning at a congressional hearing. >> there has not been a mass casualty here in the u.s. since 2001. that's not by luck. >> the head of the n.s.a. defiantly defending the spy agency. the general says gathering intelligence around the world is critical and helps to keep america safe from terrorists. >> the war raging in syria claiming some surprising new victims. children are being diagnosed with polio because they don't have access to adequate health care. >> it is reported that at 8:58 p.m., a huge object believing to be a meteor right fell on a farm. >> 75 years ago, martians innovated the planet or people listening to the radio thought they did. a look back at the war of the world broadcast that caused widespread panic across the country. >> good morning. welcome to aljazeera america. i'm stephanie sy. >> good to have you with us on this wednesday. two hours from now, the health and human services secretary will testify. >> many are saying she should be fired. >> kathleen see bellous will be asked to explain the f
americans. >> kathleen sebelius says the buck stops with her. >> and free after three years in captivity, these four french hostages are going home. ♪ >> the health and human services secretary is still answering questions on the capitol hill at this hour. the house committee grilling kathleen sebelius about the troubled affordable care website. beginning her testimony an hour ago with an apology. >> let me say directly to these americans. you deserve better. i apologize. i am accountable for you for fixing these problems, and i'm committed to earning your confidence back by fixing the site. >> randall pinkston us now live on capitol hill. randall apologizing, taking responsibility, so how does she say they are going to go about fixing the problem in >> she says the work is already underway, technicians are running tests constantly, and already more people can use it. unfortunately this morning, there was an instance where some of the, members went to the site and showed that it was not working, at that moment. he just checked it and it is working. so it is still up and down. the repub
. >> and so do i. >> the health and human secretary, kathleen sebelius questioned. >>> more efforts to get bashar al-assad back to the peace talks in geneva. >>> and freedom for four french hostages, who return home after four years in captivity. >>> non-stop for the past two hours, health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius answering tough questions on capitol hill. she is explaining the problems with the troubled affordable care website. >> so let me say directly to these americans. you deserve better. i apologize. i am accountable to you for fixing these problems, and i am committed to earning your confidence back by fixing the site. >> randall pinkston is live on capitol hill. randall, see beal us has apologized but has she said how they are going to fix the problem? >> republicans especially are pressing sebelius on the website, and they didn't support the act in the first place, and they are pointing out the fact that president obama promised people that they could keep the insurance that they had if they wanted to, but many americans are reporting that that is not happeni
secretary kathleen sebelius said that the healthcare.gov website will be fixed by next month. president obama compared it to the early difficulties that massachusetts had with their health program. >>> national security agency officials were required to justification for mass surveillance. it's listed under sound bite that resonate and did not comment on the document. >>> a cease-fire allowed syrians to be evacuated. the area had been under seen for almost a year. the assad, rebel groups and aid workers all agreed to the evacuations. some critics say freeing the area of the area gives assad tactical advantage to clear rebels from damascus. "real money with ali velshi" is next. >> like this baby, facebook blows away sales and profit estimates. i'll tell you what the company is doing right and what risks it faces. what 80,000 items from bacon to flat screen t.v.'s. all have in common. and does jennifer hudson have the medicine son that kathlee tn sebelius needs to revival obamacare? i'm ali velshi. this is "real money." >> reporter: this is real money. you are the most important part of t
to the exchanges. >> if you can, will you? >> on capitol hill a rockier questioning for kathleen sebelius. >> you deserve better. i apologize. i'm accountable to you for fixing these problems. >> republicans charged the website was not secure and applicant's financial data could be compromised. >> would you agree to shut down the system and do an end to end security test. >> no, sir. if you red the memo. >> oh, i have read it. >> that interface testing, daily, weekly. >> taken together the problems with the launch have given the republicans an opening to gain political traction. >> it is the president's ultimate responsibility. >> you clearly--whatever. yes, he is the president. he is responsible for government programs. >> so kathleen sebelius dismissive of that questioning. one thing that was interesting, there were several interesting things about this hearing a democrat, bruce braley of iowa closely questioned secretary tear sebelius, with all these problems could you delay that march 31st deadline with all these problems. she said no, the four months between december and march will be enough
administration on defensive for another day. kathleen sebelius called the website a debacle. the president went on fe defense today comparing it to another launch that had it's share of problems. >> before obamacare there was romney care. visiting boston president obama said the come p comparison stil. you had a model that we built the affordable care bein care bs temperaturtelltemplate. >> the president says they'll be happier with a new plan. >> if you are getting that deal could mean a higher monthly ctv. zblrntle on dpol hill the republicans attacked the changes. kathleen sebelius was the second in a number of days to apologize for the healthcare.com debacle. the applicants financial data could be compromised. >> would you shutdown the system and give a security test. >> no sir if you read the memo. >> >> i have read it. >> the weekly testing of the devices and including interface testings daily and weekly scans are going on. taken together the problems with the launch have given the republicans an opening to regain footing. >> it's the president's ultimate spoferencibility, correct. spofer
ache for health -- health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius, who is set to appear before a committee to testify. the glitches are blamed for low enrol. sam say kathleen sebelius should step down if she can't fix the problems with healthcare.gov. >> the president has been poorly served with the implementation of his own signatory regulation. if someone doesn't leave, and there isn't a restructuring, not just a 60 day, someone come in and fix it, he's mixing the point of management 101 dash that is that these people are to serve him well. and they haven't. >> misses refused to join the affordable care act, and is providing their own coverage. it's one of the sickest and poorest states in the country where one out of seven people do not have insurance. only a few dozen people signed up for the state's plan. boss stephanie boswell went to find out why. >> milwaukee is a chef at the it italian pizzeria. he says they haven't been able to afford insurance. >> all it takes is an accident and you could be $20,000 no debt or more than that. >> miller and his wife are searching for
intelligence committee that things are improving. her boss, kathleen sebelius, health and human services secretary will testify tomorrow. some rub licks called for kathleen sebelius to resign. >> several reports surfaced saying as many as 2 million americans have health insurance now, and won't be able to renew their plan next year. it's not what the president has been saying. as david shuster reports, these reports are becoming a practical and political headache for the white house. >> pam ae said that anybody that likes -- president obama said that anybody who likes their coverage can keep it. the reality is insurance companies have to make adjustments. hundreds of thousands of insurers are forced to cancel plans unless they had them prior to 2010. starting n year under the affordable care act, insurance companies must meet basic minimum standards called essential health standards. 10 must be covered - including doctors visits,: a plan that does not include all of these can't be offered. insurance companies are sepding cancellation messages. people affected are those that buy insurance
son that kathlee that kathleen sebelius needs to revival obamacare? i'm ali velshi. this is "real money." >> reporter: this is real money. you are the most important part of the very. join our live conversation for the next half hour on twitter at a.j. real money. the federal reserve has just spent two days discussing what it's going to do about this economy. for now the fed plans to stay the course continue pumping $85 billion a month into the financial system and that has the affect of keeping interest rates down. the fed says it's too early to taper that stimulus in part because the government shutdown set us back a bit but they still cite a week jobs picture. >>> 10,000 private sector jobs were added in october. that's not the monthly government jobs report. we'll get one of those on november 8th. this is from the payroll firm adp but it's generally seen as a predictor of what the government number will say especially since the vast majority of jobs created these days are in in fact, in the private sector. 130,000 is well below the average for the last 12 months. how does this
kathleen sebelius said the buck starts with her and promises to fix the federal health care website in a month you. >> thousands of babies die in this country because their mothers do not have access to adequate health care. some suggest obamacare may reverse that trend. >> the red sox are word champions! >> for the first time in more than 90 years, the boston red sox win the world series in front of the fenway faithful. >> good morning. welcome to aljazeera america. i'm stephanie sy. >> i'm thomas drayden. there are no allegations of spying by the n.s.a. >> documents have been obtained showing the agency used the september 11 attacks to defend its surveillance policies. >> in the 26 page document, the n.s.a. suggested talking points for officials, including after 9/11, it was determined the intelligence community failed to connect the dots. n.s.a. and partners must make sure we connect the dots so that the nation is never attacked again like it was on 9/11. the n.s.a.'s first responsibility is to defend the nation. >> erika has more on this story. what else have we learned from thi
hear if anything that was new from kathleen sebelius today in her testimony, anything? >> well, know, it was a full throat defense of the affordable care act, i think, and she did a necessary job to go out and try to confront the critics and explain what was happening. two things was somewhat curious. she said the website never crashed, in fact, it had, it crashed this morning. the second one was she was apologizing which she certainly needed to do. the president did an inadequate job of that as well. then she shifted the blame to the contractors and when you're apologizing, you're apologizing for something you're responsible for and then she shifted it to the contractors. i thought of harry truman's line was that the buck stops here and she said the buck stops there. >> for people who are getting cancellation notices. how would you describe the individual market before--before the affordable care act because we heard the president describe it. >> sure, some the aspects he described are accurate. you have 14 million people who are on the individual market, they don't get their covera
they'll like more. health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius faced tough questions from a republican controlled house committee. social security payments will increase next year, not by much. the cost of living adjustments will go up 1.5%, the smallest increases since the 1970s. they are tied to inflation, which has been low. >> those are the headlines at this hour. "america tonight" with joey chen is coming up next. i'm john siegenthaler, see you back here tomorrow night. remember, you can get the latest news online at aljazeera.com. sat down on the couch with me. >> athletes with the greatest risks may not be the ones that you think. >> good evening, and thanks for being with us, i'm joy chan. powerful politicians. aljazeera's investigative unit is about to take you inside of an elaborate sting. it's made for hollywood and could upset the balance of power in california. josh bernstein has tonight's exclusive report. >> los angeles, a city where fame and infamy go hand-in-hand. >> tax credits work. >> here, everything seems larger than life, including it's politicians.
>> health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius will be an capitol hill testifying about healthcare.gov tomorrow. some republican lawmakers are calling on her to resign. a top medicare official testified and apologised. the director of the nsa said eavesdropping on thousands in france and spain is not true. keith alexander told a house intelligence committee that his teams operate under strict oversites and he would rather take a media beating than allow terrorists into the country >> israel released palestine prisoners, the second of four groups. it's part of a deal to get the middle east peace talks on track. many of the prisoners who spent the last 20 years behind bar. 104 convicts will be released over the coming months. >> the dow jones closed at a high - up 111 points. investors expect the fed once again to delay plans to scale back the bond buying program. >> those are the headlines. "america tonight" is next. i'll see you back here tomorrow night. determining using some sort of subjective interpretation of their policy as to whether or not your particular report was actuall
services secretary kathleen sebelius on wednesday will testify in a house hearing. the administration's first apology for the failures came tuesday, from the head of medicare, marilyn tavenner. she said this most problems will be fixed by the pd of november. >> america's spy chief denies reports that the nsa secretly eaves dropped on thousands in spain and france. keith alexander says they didn't conduct illegal activity, and told a house intelligence committee, that he would rather face a media bashing than give up a program that could stop a terror attack. >> one year after superstorm sandy, officials say more work is needed to rebuild. the hurricane caused $55 billion in damage. >> the dow jones hit a high on wednesday, closing up. investors are expecting the federal reserve to scale back plans in relation to the bond buy-back program. "consider this" is up next. >> one year after the superstorm sandy the eastern seaboard is still recovering. after billions were pledged for the recovery why are so many people still homeless and why has so little of the money basketbalbasketballbeen
tavennar testified today. and tomorrow we'll here from kathleen sebelius. are you hearing anything newsbreaking on capitol hill. >> today marilyn t avennar did apologize. she's the highest level so far who has actually apologized. with the secretary's tem i think we would like to know a little bit more about enrollment. we would like to know what are they doing to fix the problems. i don't know if we're going to hear that or not, but what are the specific technical things they're doing. we heard last week that they hope to have the you whole thing running smoothly by the end of november. is that still on track? that kind of thing. we may or may not hear about that tomorrow. >> michael weinberg how close are you watching these hearings. >> i'm focused on reality. people can spin this all day long. democrats, republicans, but at the end of the day either people will be able to get enrolled, will have a healthy risk pool, or rewon't. i'll read the stories about it, but i'm out here trying to make things work in california, where incidentally they are going a lot better. >> tell what's
to testify. health and human services kathleen sebelius is set to testify monday. some republicans now calling on her to resign. >> penn state university has reached a multi-million dollar settlement with 17 boys, now men who say they were sexually abused by jerry sandusky. that was announced more than a year after he was sent to prison on 45 counts of child sex abuse. he's the former penn state assistant football coach. we have more. >> a university once famous for its football team now synonymous with scandal will pay $60 million to 26 young men sexually abused by its former assistant football coach. jerry sandusky is serving time in connection with 10 abuse cases. in a statement, the university president said: >> this isn't the end of the ordeal. six more alleged victims are negotiating with the school. sandusky is appealing his conviction. former head coach joe paterno died months after the scandal broke. his winning legacy tarnished among allegations he failed to report an eyewitness account of the abuse. three former school administrators await trial on charges they covered up wr
and human services director kathleen sebelius will be appearing to do the same. cgi, the main contractor developing the website may have warned the obama administration that it wouldn't be ready to go live on october 1st. either way this is what we know as of now. it needs until the end of november to fix the technical glitches on healthcare.gov . two months after the launch. all right, so now what we have to figure out is what happens after that. it's not really about the launch that's the most important thing. what the issue is what people are going to end up paying. to compensate for the delay the penalty >> maybe a good thing. i don't. >> what dubonnet? >> well, what i mean is the following. look, let's start with the big picture. the big ping is most americans. vast majority of americans get health insurance from their employer or from the government. for those folks nothing changed on january 1. we're really drilling down to a relatively small slice of americans 6% who buy their insurance on their own. of that population half of which already have insurance that is better than the
america live from new york city. this is tony harris with today's top stories. kathleen sebelius was grilled for three hours on the healthcare exchanges. she testified that problems will be fixed. >>> president obama is praising his plan for helping the uninsured and today said it is not a failure. he gave a speech in boston since massachusetts' health plan was the template for the affordable care act. his speech was interrupted by protesters. [ hecklers ] >> so here's what happened. the president was speaking and the protesters were asking for the president to address climate change issues. the president made light of the situation and said the demonstrators were at the wrongally. facebook investors gave people a lot to like this morning. they build out wall street estimate. advertising revenues are at 66% with half of that coming from ads on mobile devices. and those are the headlines. i'm tony harris. "inside story" is next on al jazeera america. >> the nation's top spies deny they've gone rogue and insist they're doing their job of keeping america safe. on tonight's inside st
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health kathleen sebelius testified before a republican led panel saying problems with the healthcare.gov will be fixed for november. as she spoke the website went down. >> the minimum age to purchase cigarettes in new york city is about to go up. a vote to raise the age to 21 from
for health and human secretary, kathleen sebelius, to be fired over the website glitches, and now he's demanding answers on ep role. numbers through a subpoena. in a statement, he said: secretary sebelius insists that the enrollment numbers to the site are not reliable right now, and they will be released in mid november. right now, the site is up and running, accepting applications, al be it a little slow. >> the government is hiring some of the top tech companies, and they have recruited the largest software company, along with google and red hat and dozens of others. >>> edward snowden, offering to help germany in the suspected phone tapping of merkel. giving him a letter to give to the chancellor. he called the actions of the u.s. government harmful and offered to visit germany to help in its investigation. >> >> and meantime, john kerry has acknowledged that the u.s. overstepped it's boundaries. he defended the nsa's work, and he said that it was party that the agency had gone beyond what was necessary to keep the country safe >> in some cases, i acknowledge as does the presiden
the site had nearly 1 million visitors in the first 24 hours. some are calling for kathleen sebelius to be fired because of the problems. now he is demanding answers on enrollment numbers through a somebody, in a statement issa said . . . >> reporter: secretary sebelius insists enrollment numbers to the site are not reliable right now. they are be released by mid-november. meanwhile she said the site is up and running and accepting indications albeit a little slow. >>> just john kerry now acknowledging that the nsa has overstepped its mission. kerry defended the agency's surveillance work but he also said that that work had gone far beyond what was necessary to keep the country safe. >> and in some cases i acknowledge to you, as has the president some of these actions have reached too far, and we're going to make sure that that does not happen in the future. >> meanwhile edward snowden is meeting a german member of parliament in moscow yesterday and offered to help with germany's investigation. >>> now to syria where there are reports of an israeli air strike. stephanie decker has mo
obama himself to health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius has apologised for the website's problems and vowed to fix it. we are hearing conflicting reports about what went wrong with the roll out. cgi, the contractor developing the site may have warned the obama administration that it would not be ready tro go live on october 1st. we know the administration says it needs until the end of november to fix the technical glitches. that's two months after it launched. to comment the penalty for not enrolling under the new law is effectively waved for six weeks. the new deadline will be march 31st. if you are one of the estimated 15 million americans who buy your own insurance, you are not employed through an employer or insured through an employer, you have to sign up for coverage by the deadline or face a penalty. you can do that through your insurer or go to the government changes, assuming healthcare.gov works one day. >> 8.5 million of 15 million could qualify for a subsidy. the affordable part of the affordable care act may be a misnomer for 6.5 millions that didn't quali
services secretary, kathleen sebelius. >> hold me accountable. i'm responsible. >> republics charged that the reb sight wasn't secure, and the applicants' financial data could be compromised. >> will you shut down so the americans -- >> will you read the memo? >> i have read it. >> weekly scans are going on. >> taken together, the republicans have the opening to regain their political footing. >> it is the president's ultimate responsibility, correct? >> yes, he's the president, and he's responsible for government programs. >> and the president said, yes, he's responsible. and he's angry, but he like sebelius, vowed that the problems are going to be fixed. and one other thing, the president, flanked by democrats in iowa, with all of the problems to delay the march 31st deadline, whereby everybody must have insurance or pay a fine. and secretary sebelius said that they're not going to delay the deadline. >> from health and human services secretary, dr. lewis sullivan, he served under the first president obama. and dr. sullivan, thank you for joining us. >> good to be with us. >> what
messagy day. >> kathleen sebelius says healthcare.gov has been a frustrating website. but it's safe. >> all week we have been focusing on sexual violence and college campuses. it's hard to know exactly how many rapes take place on campuses nationwide. why? some blame colleges reluc reluct for not wanting bad news exposed. tonight the story of a young woman who trusted her college, her male friend and her family. after her assault she was left with doubt on who would pro prot her. she spoke to sarah hoy. >> it never occurred to laura dunn that i is that a campus pay condition unsafe. >> it was my second time drinking ever in my life. i was there with people who i was trying to get to know. there was free shots and i ended up having a lot of shots, over seven. and i was cut off from the bar. so i was getting very, very drunk. and it was about that time two men started to pay a lot of attention to me. laura was a student at the yrt university of wisconsin madison. she and the two men left the frofraternity to head to the net party. she thought she was safe. they were friends of friends
apologise. i'm accountable to you for fixing these problems. >> health health kathleen sebelius testified before a republican led panel saying problems with the healthcare.gov will be fixed for november. as she spoke the website went down. >> the minimum age to purchase cigarettes in new york city is about to go up. a vote to raise the age to 21 from 18, including vapour cigarettes. mayor bloomberg will sign it. >> coffee's products surged to 30%, thanks to a jump in visits to star buck's cafes. they said there was 680 store openings over the past year. >> it's a party in boston. the red fox or the champions, beating st louis cardinals 6-1, winning 4-2, a reversal for boston, which finished in last place a year ago. those are the headlines. "america tonight" is on nexton al jazeera america. sat down on the couch with me. >> athletes with the greatest risks may not be the ones that you think. >> good evening, and thanks for being with us, i'm joy chan. powerful politicians. aljazeera's investigative unit is about to take you inside of an elaborate sting. it's made for hollywood and could
her boss, health and human services, cabinet secretary kathleen sebelius will testify to another house panel dominated by republicans. >> mike viqueira, thank you. several reports say as many as two million americans won't be able to renew their current plan next year. >> that's not what the president has been saying. as david shuster reports, these reports are becoming a practical and political headache for the white house. >> president obama has repeated said that anybody who likes the their existing healthcare coverage can keep it. but the reality is that insurance companies are required to make adjustments to comply with the new healthcare law. and that means hundreds of thousands of consumers in state after staff are being forced to cancel plans unless they had them prior to march, 2010, when the new law was passed. starting next year under the affordable care act, insurance companies must immediateh meet certain basic standards called e searchcial health benefits. there are 10 that must be covered, including doctors' visits, emergency care, hospitalization, maternity care, mental
and human services secretary kathleen sebelius will testify in a house hearing. the administration's first apology for the failures came tuesday from the head of medicare. marilyn tavenner, who said most problems with the site should be fixed by the end of november. >> america's spy chief denies reports the nsa eavesdropped on thousands in france and spain. >> keith alexander says they conduct legal activities and makes no apology. the director. nsa told a house intelligence committee that he would rather face a public media bashing than give up a program that could stop a terror attack. >> a year after the superstorm sandy in new jersey, more work is needed for rebuilding. $65 billion in damage was caused. the governor and mayor toured the storm-struck region. >> the dow jones hit a high on tuesday. investors are expect ght the federal reserve to delay plans to scale back the bond-buying program when it wraps up its 2-day policy meeting. those are the latest headlines. ♪ >> on america tonight, booze and bad behavior, how they play a roll arole as rapist target victims. a startling look
. >> kathleen sebelius says the buck stops with her. >> and free after three years in captivity, these four french hostages are going home. ♪
for health and how many services secretary kathleen sebelius to be fired. >> she shouldn't be there. >> he is demanding numbers on enrollment numbers throughing a subpoena. in a statement, he said: >> secretary sebelius maintains the facts and physician aren't reliable because the site hasn't been functioning properly and that is no why she has not provided the information. she insists the numbers will be released by mid november. the administration set a goal to enroll 7 million people by march 1. >> keep in mind, 250 people in the first two days doesn't add up. >> the math definitely doesn't add up. when we did the math, they need to be doing 40,000 h 40,000 enrs to hit the mark, still, sebelius is saying the site is up and running, and they are accepting applications, although slowly. >> that's a big gap. >> indeed. brightest minds from top technology companies are being brought in to help fix the site. the obama administration is recruiting to help fix the exchange. they are arriving just in time here. the announcement came thursday after the site had been down for a day and a half. >>
for health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius. she is set to appear before a congressional committee this week. she will testify about problems with the rollout. the glitches are blamed for low enrollment. congress said she should step down if she can't firm the problems with healthcare.gov. >> the president has been poorly served in the implementation of his own signature legislation, so if somebody doesn't leave and there isn't a real restruckuring, not just a 60 day, somebody come in and try to fix it, then he's missing the point of management 101, which is these people are to serve him well and they haven't. >> before sebelius is grilled by congress, there will be a house hearing on tuesday. >> at least 66 people are dead after a wave of bombings across iraq. bombers struck shiite neighborhoods and baghdad sunday. there were more than 10 blasts, some car bombs. they are the latest in a surge of violence that has killed over 650 people this month and more than 5,000 this year. >> new video has surfaced showing last month's attempted assassination of egypt's interior mini
services secretary is set to appear before a committee. kathleen sebelius will talk about problems rolling out in the affordable care act website. congressman darrell issa said the president should think about changing the website's staff. >> the president has been poorly served in the implementation of his own signature legislation. if somebody doesn't leave and if there isn't a real restructuring, not just for 60 days someone come in and try to fix it, he's missing the point of management 101. that is that these people are to serve him well, and they hadn't. >> in mississippi only a few dozen signed up on the health care exchange. stephanie boswell went there to find out why. >> chris miller is a chef at the italian grill and pizzeria in picayune mississippi. he's the soul provider for his family of four, and says for the last year and a half they have not been able to afford insurance. >> i worry about that every day. all it takes is one accident. you could be in 20 to $100,000 in debt, or more than that. you never know. >> miller says he and his wife are trying to find health care, but
online enrollment in all 50 states. just yesterday kathleen sebelius praised that as a highlight of ability. it's the latest in a series of problems plaguing healthcare.gov. verizon says it is seeking to solve that problem as soon as possible. other technology companies to identify and solve the root cause. she's set to testify before a house committee this week, sebelius will be in congress testifying this week. derrell issa says. >> if somebody doesn't leave, and there isn't a real restructuring not just a 60 days, somebody try fix it then he's missing the point of management 101 which is these people are to serve him well and they haven't. >> mississippi for one hoped to see thousands enroll for insurance but so far only a few dozen have signed up. steph mstephanie boswell report. >> jar fist dortch. >> i worried about that every day. because all it takes is one accident and you could be 20 to $100,000 in debt or more than that. you just never know. >> miller says he and his wife are searching for health care but they couldn't even get on the new federal health care exchange w
over the weekend, because of technical issues. ironically the problem came to light when kathleen sebelius, health and human services secretary, praised the website. the problem reportedly was fiched fixed and the site was back up and running. >>> two oklahoma convicts still on the run after a breakout, from the detention center early yesterday. two men were captured in a convenience store. two others are still in the area. they broke into the crawl space above the shower and made it out the door. joie chen is telling us what's coming up on america tonight. >> week long focus sex crimes on campus. tonight the many campuses we visited in reporting this story okaoccidental, a surprising numr of attackers are serial offenders responsible for most of the attacks on campus. why experts say that has just got to change. >> which way are they going to go? are they going to go the route of the complicate churc catholie they going odo better? are they going to show that they can respond to this with honesty and with a commitment to do the right thing? >> chris bury will report on the serial
in going through the website. they just don't want to say because that number is very low. >> kathleen sebelius, the secretary of health and human services, she's marilyn tavennar's boss. she testifies tomorrow. >> that will be a good one. there are now several published reports that millions of americans who currently have health insurance have been told they cannot renew their current plan. now this contradicts what the obama administration has previously said. david shuster is here to do that for us. >> tony, president obama has repeatedly said that for those who like their healthcare insurance they'll be able to keep it, but the reality for many that is not true. insurance companies have had to make adjustments to comply with the healthcare law. and state after state they're being forced to change their plans. insurance companies must meet basic minimum standards called essential health benefits. there are ten of these benefits that must be covered, doctor visits, emergency care, hospitalization, maternity and newborn care. many are receiving cancellation letters if their policies
for a construction company. stay with al jazeera. p >> kathleen sebelius on the hot seat, testifying this morning at a congressional hearing. >> there has not been a mass casualty here in the u.s. since 2001. that's not by luck. >> the head of the n.s.a. defiantly defending the spy agency. the general says gathering intelligence around the world is critical and helps to keep america safe from terrorists. >> the war raging in syria claiming some surprising new victims. children are being diagnosed with polio because they don't have access to adequate health
. >> in washington, d.c. kathleen sebelius promises the we website will be fixed by the end of november. >> social security payments will increase next year. it will go up by one and a half percent because inflation has been low. it's been the smallest increase since the 1970s. the average monthly payment will rise by $19. >> the nation's largest landfill is closing. 13,000 tongs o13,000 o13,000 tod every day. people that live nearby say it's a loud and messy landfill. the landfill's operatings lngs s license has expired and will not be renewed. the trash will be sent 200 miles away near the california-arizona border. i'm joi john siegenthaler i wile you back here at:0 8:00 p.m. eastern and 11:00 pacific time. >> an al jazeera america exclusive. corruptions has reached is the higheshighest level of politics. how wide spread is this conduct? we'll run it down across america. an important follow up on a story we brought you recently. interpreters who risked their lives being kept in harm's way by political red tape. >> and the hemingway curse. one of america's moist america's families has been rocke
deserve better, i apologize. >> health and human services secretary, kathleen sebelius says the health care website will be fixed by november. but even as she spoke, the website went down again. >>> minimum age of 21 to 18, the measure is electronic vapor cigarettes. new york's mayor bloomberg is expected to sign the measure, the minimum ache is 18. >>> stashz quarterly profits surged more than 30%, thanks to an up suspected visits to cafes, there were more than 680 store openings over the past year. those are the headlines. consider this is on al jazeera america. can you always find us online at aljazeera.com. >> an al jazeera america exclusive. corruptions has reached is the higheshighest level of politics. how wide spread is this conduct? we'll run it down across america. an important follow up on a story we brought you recently. interpreters who risked their lives being kept in harm's way by political red tape. >> and the hemingway curse. one of america's moist america's families has been rocked by suicides. mariel hemingway will join us. >> we begin with corruption in california.
for fixing these problems. >> secretary of health kathleen sebelius said the buck starts with her and promises to fix the federal health care website in a month you. >> thousands of babies die in this country because their mothers do not have access to adequate health care. some suggest obamacare may reverse that trend. >> the red sox are word champions! >> for
for the debacle. i'm responsible. >> reporter: kathleen is h sebelius endured nearly four house of questions in the white house. >> nothing that has been released has shown that we're trying to do something illegal. >> reporter: and it was a director of national intelligence james clapper and nsa chief general keith alexander fielding the tough questions about surveillance and spying in another congressional meeting this week. >> some of this reminds me a lot of the classic movie "casa bank can, my god, there is gamble going on here. it's the same kind of thin thing{^l" ^}. >> reporter: does the president know as much as he should, and is he in control of his administration. as he reaches for the legacy of a successful second term, is he staying above the fray. here to discuss president obama's second term and the rosenberg. he was an adviser to former president bill clinton. in new york, jeff lefkowitz isn't to president obama, and served as bush administration envoy to north korea. and author of recent book "jockeying for the american presidency: the political opportunism." you worked in t
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